In two side-by-side photos from the early 1960s, Imagineer and costume designer Alice Davis stands to one side of a doll figure from the “it’s a small world” attraction, during its design and construction for the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair. The doll is veiled, while Alice checks the costume against a drawing she holds in her right hand.

Remembering Disney Legend Alice Davis

The D23 Team Disney Legend Alice Estes Davis passed away on Thursday, November 3, her family has confirmed. She was 93. At Walt Disney Imagineering, Alice was one of the original “designing women.” Married to Disney Legend Marc Davis, she enjoyed a fashionable Disney career of her own, designing and dressing animated figures for such …

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Marc and Alice Davis with Pirates Auctioneer

In 1992, Disney Legends Marc Davis and Alice Davis celebrated the 25th anniversary of Pirates of the Caribbean at Disneyland Park. Marc (story and character concepts) and Alice (designed and crafted the hundreds of costumes) were major creative forces on this classic attraction, making it a pirate’s life for these revered husband-and-wife Imagineers.

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23 Questions With Alice Davis

Alice Estes Davis instantly makes you feel at ease. Her home, in the Los Feliz section of Los Angeles where she’s lived since the late 1950s, resembles a museum more than a dwelling. Alice, along with her husband and fellow Disney Legend, Marc Davis, moved here not long after they were married, and the rooms …

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cel from Disney classic Alice Gets in Dutch

Alice Gets in Dutch is Released

Released between 1924 and 1927, the Alice Comedies are a series of 56 silent black-and-white cartoons that feature a live girl, Alice, acting in Cartoonland. Walt sent out the unfinished pilot film, Alice’s Wonderland, to various cartoon distributors in New York, and one of them, Margaret Winkler, agreed to distribute the series with payment beginning …

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